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If only Google thought like Microsoft

The great thing about Google is they have lots of really useful applications. The bad thing about Google is that most of them don’t work together in any truly meaningful way. The thing is, as much as I like Google as a foil to Microsoft, Google could do with thinking more like Microsoft from time […]

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Social web: Google Notebook, Clipmarks

Much to the dismay of those who know me well, I’m an incessant trier of new things. Especially new things web-enabled. So after seeing Google Notebook flash up once too many times, my curiosity was piqued such that a dabble was required. First of all, Google Notebook requires an Add-On in Firefox. To some, this […]

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Business Google Innovation Microsoft Software & Hardware Technology

What next for Google?

There’s every chance that Google are hoping to occupy some kind of space either peripheral to, or on the edge of Microsoft Office. To qualify this claim, it’s actually very simple: Microsoft Office is a monumental piece of software engineering, which Google can’t hope to replicate. Buying in talent, or even a pre-existing office suite, […]

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Google Internet SMO & SMM Social Media & Social Networking

Firefox, Folkd sniff social glue

As you may have read recently, either here or elsewhere, Mozilla has announced an early development release of a social Add-On extension called The Coop to their Firefox web browser. Almost immediately, thoughts turned to Flock, fellow stable mate and web browser with special social glue. However, with Mozilla proposing similar social stickiness for Firefox, […]

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Communication Google Internet Security & Privacy Social Media & Social Networking Technology

Whither Google Browser Sync?

Since making the switch to Firefox, I’ve been on the hunt for good, reliable Add-Ons to get the most out of my browser. When selecting an Add-On, I’m bound to exercise some caution. I much prefer to pick Add-Ons from reliable sources, such as the near-perfect Add-On from Del.icio.us, for example. Although the big names […]